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Ice Country (The Country Saga, #2)
4.20
it was amazing
Ice Country is an amazing book two in the Country Saga! I’ll admit I was skeptical as to how Ice Country and Fire Country were going to come together ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
 
Heir of Darkness (Starbright, #2)
4.32
really liked it
Sunburst is a true testament of how Rachel Higginson has grown as an author. Stella has more depth and the story flowed better than Starbright. I foun ...more
Oct 26, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
 
Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death, #1)
3.71
really liked it
The world Araby Worth lives in has been consumed by a devastating plague. Those who have not already gotten the plague live in fear of contracting it. ...more
Mar 24, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
 
Love and Decay, Episode Seven (Love and Decay, #7)
4.59
really liked it
I always enjoy a good Love and Decay episode and this one didn't disappoint! The action in this episode was just as great as the previous episodes. It ...more
not set
Oct 06, 2013
 
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
4.22
really liked it
I listened to the audio of this book. It was a great story. I think I might have liked it more if I had read the book instead of listened to it.
Jun 24, 2016
Jun 24, 2016
 
Forgotten Fire
4.20
really liked it
Rating: **** I thought this was a very well written book that was informative and gripping. Even though the Armenian Holocaust is a very depressing su ...more
Sep 22, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
 
The Story of Jumping Mouse
4.15
really liked it
**** This picture book offers the reader beautiful illustrations which accompany a powerful story of sacrifice and compassion. I found myself wonderin ...more
Nov 10, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
Love and Decay, Episode One (Love and Decay, #1)
4.28
it was amazing
I loved Love and Decay and can't wait for the next installment! Reagan has some great lines that had me laughing. This book is Rachel Higginson's writ ...more
Jul 12, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
 
The 100 (The 100, #1)
3.55
liked it
I watched the first three episodes of the tv series before reading the book. There are many differences between the two. The book wasn't as exciting a ...more
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
3.77
really liked it
Delightful to be back in the Harry Potter world again. I especially enjoyed Scorpius. I also liked that it is written in script format. It's nice that ...more
Aug 02, 2016
Jul 24, 2016
 
The Dinner
3.22
liked it
I found this story hard to put down even though I didn't enjoy the characters.
Dec 29, 2016
Dec 28, 2016
 
The Secret of a Heart Note
3.92
it was amazing
The Secrets of a Heart Note is a sweet and refreshing story of love, aromatics, and family.
Dec 31, 2016
Dec 27, 2016
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.91
really liked it
A fun read. I enjoyed the way the story was presented.
Nov 28, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
 
Word Nerds: Teaching All Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary
4.23
it was amazing
A fantastic book that covers both the research behind the need for vocabulary instruction as well as a plan for implementing daily rich vocabulary ins ...more
Jun 30, 2015
Jun 14, 2015
 
Love and Decay, Episode Three (Love and Decay, #3)
4.51
it was amazing
Episode Three of Love and Decay continues to be amazing! There are some great moments in it this installment. I thought the scene where Hendrix is was ...more
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
 
What My Mother Doesn't Know (What My Mother Doesn't Know #1)
3.83
really liked it
****
What my mother doesn’t know was a quick, charming read. Written in poetry and set up as a teenage girl’s journal this book would hook even the mos
...more
Oct 23, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
Love and Decay, Episode Two (Love and Decay, #2)
4.49
it was amazing
Rachel Higginson is amazing! I was so excited when she released her secret project, Love and Decay Episode One, two weeks ago. Since I am both a huge ...more
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
 
Storm Catchers
3.67
liked it
Rating: *** I started out thinking I was going to love this book. It was suspenseful and I just wanted to keep reading to find out what was going to h ...more
Sep 25, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
 
The Ransom of Mercy Carter
3.77
liked it
***
This historical fiction novel makes the reader think about assimilation and family. Set in 1704 and based on true events this novel begins with the
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not set
Dec 03, 2011
 
Letters from Rifka
3.89
liked it
*** In this historical fiction novel the reader is taken back in time to 1919 to follow a young girl’s journey from Russia to America. The story is wr ...more
Nov 05, 2011
Nov 05, 2011
 
The Princesses of Iowa
3.66
liked it
I read the book for the FYA book club and would probably have stopped reading after the first few chapters if I had picked it up on my own. The charac ...more
Feb 10, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
 
Angry Management
3.90
liked it
Rating: *** Upon closer examination this turned out to be three novelettes which featured characters from earlier Chris Crutcher novels. Since this is ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, #1)
4.00
really liked it
**** This book is interesting as it weaves fairy tale characters and creatures into the present. This book would work well as a read aloud for young c ...more
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving  Healing
3.29
really liked it
**** As far as self-help books go,this one is great! It has a format which allows the reader to read as much of the book as he/she wants. It is not pr ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
 
Emergency Quarterback (Winning Season, #5)
3.99
liked it
*** For anyone who loves football, this book delivers pure football action. I liked that it touched on a few other issues such as selfishness and raci ...more
Oct 07, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
 
Ashes, Ashes (Ashes, Ashes, #1)
3.51
liked it
In the future a plague has killed off 99% of the population. Lucy is living on her own in what was once Central Park. Her parents were killed by the p ...more
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
Fever 1793
3.89
really liked it
**** Fever 1793 made the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 come alive in this interesting novel. It wove facts and fiction together to tell about a real e ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 29, 2011
 
Locomotion
3.97
it was amazing
Rating ***** This heartwarming book is written as a collection of poem that are descriptive and packed with emotion. This book highlights the healing ...more
Sep 24, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader's Edition
3.60
really liked it
Nonfiction

**** I found The Young Reader’s Edition of Three Cups of Tea to be very enjoyable. I had read the picture book Listen to the Wind before and
...more
Oct 22, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
 
Shadows of Valor (Shadows of Valor #1)
3.74
liked it
Shadows of Valor is a quick read that has some wonderful elements to it. I particularly enjoyed Edwin’s journey as he discovered the extent of his abi ...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
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